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Venkatesh’s ‘Narappa’ to premiere July 20 on Amazon Prime

The film is the Telugu remake of Tamil film ‘Asuran’ that starred Dhanush and was directed by Vetrimaaran

July 12, 2021 04:43 pm | Updated 04:52 pm IST

Amazon Prime Video today announced the direct-to-service release of the Telugu action-drama Narappa on July 20. With a stellar star cast and riveting storyline by national award winner Vetrimaaran, the streaming service brings the Telugu adaptation of the Tamil super-hit film Asuran.

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The story of this film follows the protagonist Narappa, a farmer hailing from a quaint village in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. Directed by Srikanth Addala, the film is jointly produced by D. Suresh Babu & Kalaippuli S. Thanu and features Venkatesh Daggubati along with Priyamani, Karthik Rathnam, and Rajsekhar Aningi in the pivotal roles.

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Producer D. Suresh Babu said, “It is an extremely stimulating and enriching experience to work with such talented stars and a highly creative crew. The story of Narappa is not only close to my heart but also narrates a social commentary on the system as a whole and this is our attempt to breathe life into this story. I am honored to have our work premiere on a global platform, which will help us reach a gamut of audiences and I am positive that they will all appreciate this action-packed film.”

“In these unprecedented times, the cast and crew have put in a lot of effort and heart into making sure this film comes to life. A perfect blend of a mindfully crafted storyline, phenomenal direction, and brilliant performances are sure to give the audiences an engrossing experience, said Producer Kalaippuli S. Thanu.

Released in 2019, Asuran was a huge success , as the Dhanush and Vetri Maaran combination struck gold at the worldwide box-office.

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